County hosts ninth annual Veterans Day observance

County hosts ninth annual Veterans Day observance

NEWARK, NJ — At the ninth annual Essex County Veterans Day Observance in Veterans Memorial Park in Newark on Wednesday, Nov. 7, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr., joined by 11th Congressional District Congresswoman-elect Mikie Sherrill, a veteran herself, presented an Essex County Community Star Award to William D. Squires, a U.S. Navy and […]

Issue with software obfuscates completion of election results on county clerk’s website

Issue with software obfuscates completion of election results on county clerk’s website

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — An issue with the software that displays election results on the Essex County Clerk’s Office website is incorrectly showing viewers how many districts have completely reported in their votes. According to the website on Nov. 9, 548 districts out of 550 in Essex County are reported in; the two missing districts […]

Boyle-Vellocci, Bobbett, Campell win BOE seats seats

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Two challengers will be joining the Glen Ridge Board of Education in January as Teresa Boyle-Vellucci and Anthony Bonnett have been elected along with incumbent David Campbell. With 100 percent of the 6,393 votes cast tallied, the uncertified results show Boyle-Vellucci with 1,893 votes and 29.61 percent; Bonnett with 1,616 votes and […]

Know how to report voting irregularities, abuses or frauds

Know how to report voting irregularities, abuses or frauds

NEWARK, NJ — U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced Oct. 31 that senior trial counsel Allen B.K. Urgent will lead the office’s efforts in connection with the Justice Department’s nationwide Election Day Program for the Nov. 6 general election. Urgent, senior trial counsel Mark McCarren and Assistant U.S. Attorney Gabriel Vidoni have been appointed to serve […]

Local director shows four horror films at GR Library

Local director shows four horror films at  GR Library

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Four short movies, with a collective running time of about 90 minutes, were shown at the Glen Ridge Public Library on Friday evening, Oct. 26. Written and directed by Bloomfield resident Tom Ryan, they were part of a self-contained anthology called, “Theatre of Terror.” Within the anthology, the four movies are shown […]

Four vie for three seats on Glen Ridge BOE

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Glen Ridge has four well-qualified candidates vying for three, three-year seats on the Board of Education. Each candidate was recently interviewed by telephone for the following look at what they believe they can offer the community, if elected. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6. Do not forget to vote. Anthony Bonnett – Challenger […]

Recycle your used tires with the county

Recycle your used tires with the county

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Essex County Department of Public Works invites Essex County residents to bring used and unwanted tires to the Essex County Used Tire Recycling Day on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the county DPW office, 99 West Bradford Ave. in Cedar Grove. “We are always looking […]

Homeward Bound Walk exceeds goals in support of CASA

Homeward Bound Walk exceeds goals in support of CASA

WEST ORANGE, NJ — CASA for Children of Essex County held its third annual Homeward Bound Walk on Oct. 14 at the Clipper Pavilion at the South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange. The walk serves as a way to raise both awareness and funding for the county’s court-appointed special advocates program. CASA for Children […]

Good turnout, great food at 5th OctoberFeast

Good turnout, great food at 5th OctoberFeast

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Kiwanis Club held its signature event, the fifth annual OctoberFeast, on Monday, Oct. 15, at the Glen Ridge Women’s Club. The food and drink get-together attracted more than 200 paying guests to sample foods from 13 local restaurants, desserts from four bakeries, and beverages from three wine and alcohol […]

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